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Please welcome Black Lightning, The CW's first African-American superhero

Please welcome Black Lightning, The CW's first African-American superhero Similarly, we had to wait until 2016 for Luke Cage to become the first black hero since Blade to star in an eponymous series.Now, belatedly, the CW is developing a series starring Black Lightning — the first African-American DC superhero to headline his own comic title back in 1977.

Naturally, weed floral crowns will be for sale near Coachella

Naturally, weed floral crowns will be for sale near Coachella This year, a hip, organic cannabis farm wants to make sure your crown is topped with more than just roses.Per SFist, Los Angeles weed grower Lowell Farms will offer cannabis floral crowns in time for the April music festival.

Hulu's new show 'Dimension 404' looks a lot like 'Black Mirror'

Hulu's new show 'Dimension 404' looks a lot like 'Black Mirror' Get ready to enter the darkest depths of cyberspace in a show that looks very much like America's answer to the British hit Black Mirror.Late Wednesday, Hulu dropped the trailer for its new series Dimension 404 — a show that explores "the wonders and horrors of our digital age" in six one-hour episodes.

How a year of utterly insane sports finishes lit up Twitter

How a year of utterly insane sports finishes lit up Twitter Granted, it doesn't require an advanced degree to observe that Twitter (the app) lights up when sports magic goes down.Now here's how all those moments played out on Twitter (the app), according to Twitter (the company).

LGBTQ people to Trump: We're here, we're queer, and you won't erase us

LGBTQ people to Trump: We're here, we're queer, and you won't erase us That's the message the LGBTQ community is sending the Trump administration, after the U.S.

Podcasts join the Netflix-style world of bingeing with new one from creator of 'Serial'

Podcasts join the Netflix-style world of bingeing with new one from creator of 'Serial' It's refreshing in modern media when the answer to the question "Why did you do this?When Snyder and her co-creators sat down to structure "S-Town" — their new true-crime podcast released on Tuesday — it occurred to them that the story might best be served if the entire thing could be posted at once.

Patch 7.2 Content Release Timeline

We’ve seen some confusion around the availability and timing of various aspects of the 7.With the release of Patch 7.

PSA: Scammers Offering Nintendo Switch Consoles at Half Price on Amazon

PSA: Scammers Offering Nintendo Switch Consoles at Half Price on Amazon Several third-party sellers on Amazon list Nintendo Switch for as low as $148, a price cut of more than half the console's retail price of $300 and change.Don't get your hopes up and your one-click-purchase trigger finger ready: it's a scam.

First look: 'Fate' takes the 'Furious' franchise into James Bond territory

First look: 'Fate' takes the 'Furious' franchise into James Bond territory After promising that Fate was "the greatest film of all time," Diesel sprung a surprise on the horde of exhibitors and press: a screening of the full movie.If the guiding principle of the 8th movie in the Fast and Furious series was to defy expectations, it succeeded.

Google Calendar for iPad is here. Finally.

Google Calendar for iPad is here. Finally. Planning that lunch meeting just got a bit easier on your iPad if you're a die-hard Google user.Yes, you can finally say goodbye to Apple's calendar and download Google Calendar optimized for the iPad.

Completely not-high John Mayer just wonders if purple horses existed

Completely not-high John Mayer just wonders if purple horses existed On Wednesday, musician, Fifth Harmony stan, and prolific tweeter John Mayer asked a probing question: What if purple horses used to exist?Yes, announcing that he was not high, Mayer tweeted the following: Understandably, the internet is skeptical about Mayer's theory.

Burger King created a Whopper-flavored toothpaste just to mess with us

Burger King created a Whopper-flavored toothpaste just to mess with us It's almost April Fools Day, which means it's time for brands to engage in their most rogue promotion of the year.In this edition: Burger King created a toothpaste.

Lyft just came out with its biggest innovation yet: buses

Lyft just came out with its biggest innovation yet: buses The ride-hailing app is testing a new service in San Francisco and Chicago called Shuttle.Those routes have preset pickup and dropoff points, like, again, a bus.

Patch 7.2 Creature Scaling With Item Level - Update

Thanks for the feedback on this issue.It’s clear that we need to make some changes here, so here are our current plans: It should also be noted that this change was on the Patch 7.

New photos reveal Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is going to be pretty swanky

New photos reveal Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is going to be pretty swanky While Blue Origin hasn't yet flown people aboard their space system, the company is working toward that goal by launching multiple tests of the New Shepard rocket and capsule.The first Blue Origin New Shepard rocket flew its fifth and most recent flight to suborbital space in October 2016.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 has a killer feature that nobody's talking about

Samsung's Galaxy S8 has a killer feature that nobody's talking about But there's one pretty killer feature on the phone Samsung didn't bother to mention at its Unpacked event on Wednesday.It's not like the Smart Select GIF maker that first appeared on the Galaxy Note 7 and later trickled to Samsung's Galaxy Tab A and Galaxy Tab S3.

Ridiculously strong coffee is here to keep Americans wide awake

Ridiculously strong coffee is here to keep Americans wide awake Go ahead and tell your boss you're going to be in early, because the "strongest coffee in the world" has got you covered.Though the coveted title for "World's Strongest Coffee" has been tossed around over the years, Black Insomnia's claims to fame have some science behind them.

Underrated horror MMO 'The Secret World' is going free-to-play

Underrated horror MMO 'The Secret World' is going free-to-play Funcom's woefully underrated and underplayed MMO is set to return this spring with a new title — Secret World Legends — and so, so, sooooo much more.The original version of The Secret World MMO will continue to exist, but any new content will be exclusively for the re-launched version.

Three tornado chasers were killed Tuesday night, raising new safety questions

Three tornado chasers were killed Tuesday night, raising new safety questions On Tuesday night, the tight-knit community of professional storm chasers suffered a wrenching loss when three well-known storm trackers, Gene Williamson, Randall Delane Yarnall, and Corbin Lee Jaeger, were killed in a high-speed collision while chasing a storm near the rural Texas community of Spur.They were killed when they were overtaken by the widest tornado ever recorded near El Reno, Oklahoma.

Samsung avoided one glaring issue when it announced the Galaxy S8

Samsung avoided one glaring issue when it announced the Galaxy S8 There was no mention of the Note 7.But when he started talking about how the company had developed the S8 by "overcoming obstacles" and being "humble enough to learn for our mistakes," the time came for plainer talk.